"The Laurel and Hardy shorts from the silent era are just as funny as their talkies. One of my favorites has the boys as Christmas tree salesmen in sunny California. Unfortunately I don't recall the title."
"Great point, Cap. In the late Sixties when I began reading more Marvel titles and fewer from DC it was those variations you mention that were attracting me. Although I didn't identify them as such, it was the soap opera elements that had me…"
"Regarding the young actors - I think you will be even more impressed after watching the Beyond Stranger Things interviews.
Regarding Steve - get back to us on this after you have watched the entire season."
"Whew! When I saw this thread yesterday, I thought at first that it was some kind of reference to something that had happened in The Last Jedi.
I saw it today, looking out for anything to do with something Darth Vader had told someone at some point."
"Netflix is running Beyond Stranger Things 2, a seven episode interview show that includes most of the actors, the director and the Duffer Brothers. Great fun seeing the actors in this setting. Lots of behind the scenes info is shared. Do not watch…"
"As I recall, when Vader told Luke, my initial thought was, "he's lying to distract him".
If Vader had lied, it may have made for some interesting tensiono between Han, Luke and Leia in ROTJ. What if the two of them had to fight one…"
"I remember when Yoda said, "There is another... Skywalker."
the friend I was seeing it with speculated, "Leia?"
I said, "No, that would be stupid."
I can remember when Darth Vader was his name. Obi Kenobi said,…"
""Luuuukke. I am your ... well, I was friends with your dad, but then we had a falling out, and, um, it gets complicated. So, Luuuukkke. I am a friend of the family. Call me Uncle Daaaaarth ... "
I had two problems with ROTJ, and neither…"
The talk about the new Star Wars film reminded me of seeing The Empire Strikes Back just one day after its initial release. Seeing it so soon means the big reveal “I am your father” came as a total surprise. One of the big discussions with my friends was whether Vader was telling the truth or not. I thought this would be a major plot point in the next film, instead Vader’s fatherhood was presented as fact and the story moved on.But what if Vader had lied. What if Anakin Skywalker was simply a…See More
"My understanding is similar to what Luke mentioned. Although DC has copyright on the characters they purchased from Quality, Fawcett etc., no copyright ever existed on the stories produced by the original publishers."